Eagan, Minnesota – June 15th, 2015 – Intertech is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2015 finishing 6th in the Small Employer category.
The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 45 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 6,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.
Intertech – the largest combined software developer training and IT consulting firm in Minnesota – has received more than one dozen awards for being an outstanding place to work since it was founded in 1991 by CEO Tom Salonek, including numerous awards from the Business Journal of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Upsize Magazine, Consulting Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.
“What a great honor to receive this award again in 2015,” said Salonek. “A special thank you to our employees as well as our customers that make winning an award like this possible.”
Among Intertech’s outstanding employee practices: highly selective hiring, engaging and professionally challenging work opportunities, the ability to work offsite/from home, open communication and transparency, bonuses and other financial opportunities beyond generous salary and highly competitive benefits, and a paid 12-week sabbatical away from work after seven years of consecutive service.
Intertech has received more than 45 state and national awards. One dozen awards were for being a great place to work, including being a finalist in the prestigious Wall Street Journal award for “Winning Workplaces” and the Minnesota 2008 Minnesota Work Life Champion Award, for promoting healthy work and life balance. Intertech also has received 16 awards for fast growth, five awards for being a “top company” and several other awards for community impact, and sound financial and communications practices. In 2005 Salonek was recognized as one of the “40 Under 40” top leaders in Minnesota.
Intertech has been named the #1 mid-sized employer in Minnesota by Minnesota Business magazine in 2012 and 2014. Intertech was named the #1 employer in 2014 by The Star Tribune (50-150 employee category). Intertech is a ten-time winner of the Best Places to Work in Minnesota award, a finalist in the Wall Street Journalʼs Winning Workplaces award, a multi-year winner of the Inc. 500 and the Inc. 5000 awards for company growth, a winner of the Forbes ASAP growth award, and a multi-year winner of the Minnesota Fast 50 growth award.
Intertech has been featured in Inc., Forbes, Upsize, the Star Tribune, the Business Journal, the Pioneer Press, the Star-Observer, Minnesota Business, and Twin Cities Business. Intertech is on the General Services Administration (GSA) of the U.S. Federal government and is a Microsoft Gold Partner.